• Remote sensing and malaria risk for military personnel in Africa.

    Extract of Journal of Travel Medicine.2008 Jul-Aug ;15(4):216-20
    Machault V, Orlandi-Pradines E, Michel R, Pagès F, Texier G, Pradines B, Fusaï T, Boutin JP, Rogier C.
    BACKGROUND : Nonimmune travelers in malaria-endemic areas are exposed to transmission and may experience clinical malaria attacks during or after their travel despite using antivectorial devices or chemoprophylaxis. Environment plays an essential role in the epidemiology of this disease. Remote-sensed environmental (...)

  • Malaria transmission in Dakar : a two-year survey

    Extract of Malaria Journal - sept 2008
    Pagès F, Texier G, Pradines B, Gadiaga L, Machault V, Jarjaval F, Penhoat K, Berger F, Trape JF, Rogier C, Sokhna C.
    BACKGROUND : According to entomological studies conducted over the past 30 years, there was low malaria transmission in suburb of Dakar but little evidence of it in the downtown area. However ; there was some evidence of local transmission based on reports of malaria among permanent residents. An entomological evaluation of malaria (...)

  • Highly focused anopheline breeding sites and malaria transmission in Dakar

    Extract of Malaria Journal - june 2009
    Vanessa Machault Libasse Gadiaga Cecile Vignolles Fanny Jarjaval [1] Samia Bouzid [1] Cheikh Sokhna [2] Jean-Pierre Lacaux Jean-Francois Trape [2] Christophe Rogier [1] Frederic Pages [1]
    Urbanization has a great impact on the composition of the vector system and malaria transmission dynamics. In Dakar, some malaria cases are autochthonous but parasite rates and incidences of clinical malaria attacks have been recorded at (...)

  • Apport de la télédétection à la lutte contre le paludisme

    Extract of medecine tropical, 2009.
    Machault V, Pages F, Rogier C
    Institut de médecine tropicale du Service de santé des armées, Marseille, France
    Despite national and international efforts, malaria remains a major public health problem and the fight to control the disease is confronted by numerous hurdles. Study of space and time dynamics of malaria is necessary as a basis for making appropriate decision and prioritizing (...)

  • Spatial heterogeneity and temporal evolution of malaria transmission risk in Dakar, Senegal, according to remotely sensed environmental data

    Extract of Malaria Journal - sept 2010
    Vanessa Machault, , Cecile Vignolles [2], Frederic Pages [1], Libasse Gadiaga , Abdoulaye Gaye[4], Cheikh Sokhna [4], Jean-Francois Trape[4], Jean-Pierre Lacaux [3], Christophe Rogier [1].
    The United Nations forecasts that by 2050, more than 60% of the African population will live in cities. Thus, urban malaria is considered an important emerging health problem in that continent. Remote sensing (RS) and geographic information (...)

  • The use of remotely sensed environmental data in the study of malaria

    Extract of Geospatial Health 5(2), 2011, pp. 151-168
    Vanessa Machault Cécile Vignolles [3], François Borchi , Penelope Vounatsou , Frédéric Pages[1], Sébastien Briolant[1], Jean-Pierre Lacaux[2], Christophe Rogier[1],
    Corresponding author : Vanessa Machault Tel : +33 5 61 33 27 22 Fax : + 33 5 61 33 27 90 Email :
    Mapping and anticipating risk is a major issue in the fight against malaria, a disease causing an estimated one million deaths each (...)